|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 1030 Private (later Corporal) Arnold Selwyn Metcalfe, 1st Australian Light ...
Studio portrait of 1030 Private (later Corporal) Arnold Selwyn Metcalfe, 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment, of Young, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Clan MacEwan (A65) on 28 June 1915. On 19 April 1918, aged 24, he was killed in action near Jerico, Palestine. He is buried in the Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel. Pte Metcalfe's cousin, 1215 Private Frank Reginald Metcalfe, 18th Battalion was killed in action at Gallipoli, Turkey on 22 August 1915.